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A Mensch among men explorations in Jewish masculinity

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Published by Crossing Press in Freedom, CA .
Written in English



  • United States,
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  • Jewish men -- United States -- Psychology.,
  • Jewish men -- United States -- Attitudes.,
  • Masculinity -- United States.,
  • Sex role -- United States.

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Includes bibliographies.

Statementedited by Harry Brod ; foreword by Letty Cottin Pogrebin.
ContributionsBrod, Harry, 1951-
LC ClassificationsHQ1090.3 .M47 1988
The Physical Object
Paginationxv, 187 p. ;
Number of Pages187
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2402759M
ISBN 100895942658, 0895942666
LC Control Number87033083

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